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Daniel C. Dennett

Daniel C. DennettAKA Daniel Clement Dennett

Born: 28-Mar-1942
Birthplace: Boston, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher, Author, Naturalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Leading Darwinist and philosopher

Author of books including Freedom Evolves and Darwin's Dangerous Idea. At Tufts University since 1971, Dennett is the Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies there.

Wife: Susan Bell Dennett

    Humanist of the Year 2004
    The Third Culture

    The Unbelievers (29-Apr-2013) · Himself
    Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (18-Apr-2008) · Himself

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Author of books:
Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon (2006)
Freedom Evolves (2004)
Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life (1996)
Consciousness Explained (1992)
The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self & Soul (1985)
The Intentional Stance (1989, with Douglas Hofstadter)
Brainstorms: Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology (1981)

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